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Posted: May 11, 2013 2:31 AM

Updated: May 11, 2013 2:31 AM

WACO, Texas (AP) The paramedic from West charged with possessing bomb-making materials was dismissed two days after the fertilizer plant explosion rocked the Central Texas town. Bryce Reed was "let go" by West Emergency Medical Services April 19. Reed was arrested early yesterday and charged with possessing a destructive device.

HOUSTON (AP) A top leader of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas has pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy. He also admitted to participating in the systematic use of murder, robbery, arson, kidnapping and drug trafficking to support the gang. The plea could mean a life sentence for Charles Lee Roberts.

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been arrested on a sexual assault charge after an incident with a woman he was guarding at a Corpus Christi hospital. The Border Patrol said Philip Westerman is on administrative leave. The FBI, Corpus Christi police and the U.S. Homeland Security Department's Inspector General's office are jointly investigating the incident.

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) A Southeast Texas woman is facing a felony charge for allegedly delaying hospital treatment of her son's gunshot wound until she researched treatment options online. Police say a friend of the son was playing with a handgun and pointed it at him when it went off. Deborah Tagle is charged with injury to a child.

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